List of Important Sports NEWS- August 2015 | GK Updates

    List of Important Sports NEWS- August 2015 | GK Updates
    List of Important Sports NEWS- August 2015 | GK Updates:
    The List of Important Sports NEWS of the Month August 2015 were given below, candidates those who are preparing for all competitive exams can use this.


    SNo
    Important Sports news in August 2015
    1.
    India’s Autistic 14 year old studentPrabhroop Sekhon won2gold medals in the 300m and 500mRoller Skating event in theSpecial Olympics World Summer Games held at Los Angeles, US
    2.
    14 year old Autistic GolferRanveer Singh Saini became the 1st Golfer from India to win a Gold medal at theSpecial Olympics World Games. He achieved this by winning the GF Golf Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play
    3.
    Winners at the6th SeniorART Gymnastics Asian championships held in Hiroshima, Japan:
    Gold medal –Yan Wang (China)
    Silver medal –Sae Miyakawa (Japan)
    Bronze medal –Dipa Karmakar (India)
    4.
    Winners atWSA Victorian Open Title of Squash held in Australia:
    Women’s category:
    Joshna Chinappa (India) won the title by defeatingLine Hansen (Denmark)
    Men’s category:
    Ryan Cuskelly (Australia) won by defeatingGreg Lobban (Scotland)
    5
    Winners atWorld Archery Championship held in Copenhagen, Denmark:
    Gold medal –Russia – Ksenia Perova, Inna Stepanova and Tuyana Dashidorzhieva
    Silver medal –India – Laxmirani Majhi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly
    6.
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially announced ‘Frisbee’ as an Olympic sport at the128th IOC Session held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    7.
    Indian ArcherAbhishek Verma wongold medal in the stage 3 of the men’s individual section of theArchery World cup by defeatingEsmaeil Ebadi of Iran
    8.
    Carolin Martin (Spain) won theBadminton World Championship 2015 for the 2nd time by defeatingSaina Nehwal (India)  in women’s single category
    9.
    Winners atRogers Cup Masters Tournament 2015 orrehabilitate the victims:
    Men’s single category:
    Andy Murray (Britain) won his11th masters title by defeatingNovak Djokovic (Serbia)
    Women’s single category:
    Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) won by defeating world’s no, 2 playerSimona Halep(Romania)
    Women’s Doubles category:
    Carolina Garcia (France) andKatarina Srebotnik (Slovenia) won the title by defeatingBethanie Mattek-Sands(US) andLucie Safarova (Czech)
    Men’s Doubles Category:
    Bob Bryan andMike Bryan of US won the title
    10.
    Bangladesh won its1st Under-16 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship 2015 by defeating the defending championsIndia in the final match held at Sylhet, Bangladesh
    11.
    Indian golferAditi Ashok became the1st women and the youngest player from Inida to win theLadies British amateur stroke play Championships 2015 held at Leeds, UK
    12.
    Jamaican athleteUsain Bolt won both the100m and 200m titles in theWorld Atheletics Championships held in Beijing, China defeatingJustin Gatlin (US) in both the events
    13.
    Winners at theCincinnati Masters title held at Ohio, US:
    Men’s single title:
    Roger Federer (Switzerland) won the title for the7th time defeatingNovak Djokovic (Russia)
    Women’s Single title:
    Serena Williams (US) won by defeatingSimona Halep (Romania)
    Men’s doubles title:
    Daniel Nestor (Canada) andEdouard Roger-Vasselin (France) won by defeatingMarcin Matkowski (Poland) andNenad Zimonjic (Serbia)
    Women’s Doubles title:
    China’sChan Hao-ching andChan Yung-jan won by defeating
    Casey Dellacqua (Australia) andYaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan)
    14.
    Indian women’s Hockey team qualified for2016 Rio Olympics after36years. It was announced by theInternational Hockey Federation
    15.
    Indian wrestlerAnil wongold medal in theCadet Wrestling World Championships in the 50kg freestyle category by defeatingErfan Aeini (Iran) at Sarajevo, Bosnia. Female GrapplerAnkus had also wonsilver medal in the 38kg women freestyle category in the same event
    16.
    Winners at the marathon eventWorld Athletics Championships 2015 at Beijing, China:
    Gold medal –Mare Dibaba (Ethiopia)
    Silver medal –Helah Kiprop (Kenya)
    Bronze medal –Eunice Kirwa (Bahrain)
    Women’s world 4×400 m relay:
    Gold medal –Jamaican team
    Silver medal –US team
    Bronze medal –Britain team

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